She works and she sleeps.
Her mind fights to control the pain.
Energy drained leaves friends estranged.
Sickness and nausea rarely calmed by warmth.
Adrenaline and more give mitochondria a hard time.
She sleeps for while but wakes more tired.
Exhaustion and pain are stealing her life.
Makes me think that ...
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis is debilitating and to-date has no known treatment. People wait.
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